What does it take to become a despot?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_4111211" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Baron de Montesquieu[/caption] "Society ... must repose on principles that do not change" – wrote Montesquieu in Book 24 of "The Spirit of the more…

Wikipedia bans Daily Mail as 'unreliable' source

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Guardian) Wikipedia editors have voted to ban the Daily Mail as a source for the website in all but exceptional circumstances after deeming the news group “generally more…

His term was small but his warnings were big

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2927814" align="aligncenter" width="600"] William Henry Harrison[/caption] "Tippecanoe and Tyler too" was the campaign slogan of ninth president William Henry Harrison, born Feb. 9, 1773. Harrison was an more…

Parents: Tell Trump you oppose U.N. takeovers

by Bob Unruh -- The world's premiere homeschooling advocate, the Home School Legal Defense Association, is asking its constituents to urge President Trump to toss out three United Nations treaties that "can end up harming more…

Classic photo: Sharpton reads upside down

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TWITCHY) And just when you think it can’t get any worse, it gets worse. Here’s Al Sharpton literally protesting newly confirmed Education Secretary Betsy DeVos by reading a more…

Homeschooling mom arrested, kids seized

by -NO AUTHOR- -- BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - Single mother Kiarre Harris started researching homeschooling last November. She says her two elementary school aged children weren't excelling at their failing Buffalo Public more…

The sad decline and fall of the Boy Scouts

by Bill Federer -- Sir Robert Baden-Powell began the Boy Scout movement in England in 1908, and two years later, the Boys Scouts of America was incorporated, Feb. 8, 1910. Robert Baden-Powell more…

'Snowflakes' pose real threat, author warns

by -NO AUTHOR- --   The left-wing students who riot on campus, declaring they are offended on behalf of their racial, religious or gender identity, have become a cliché already. Americans around more…

Trump effect: Now leftists want to homeschool kids

by Chelsea Schilling -- The irony is rich: Leftists angered by President Donald Trump's new secretary of education, Betsy DeVos, are threatening to do what they once considered unthinkable – homeschool their children. more…